Former German Chancellor Angela Merkel recently received the Nansen Refugee Award. Key facts Ex-German Chancellor Angela Merkel received the UNHCR Nansen Award for providing asylum for refugees while in office. While Merkel was the Chancellor in 2015 and 2016, Germany ..
Former German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been awarded the 2022 UNESCO Peace Prize for her efforts to welcome refugees. Key Points All jury members, including jury chairman and 2018 Nobel Peace Prize laureate Denis Mukwege, were impressed by Merkel’s courageous ..
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Parliament of Germany has elected Olaf Scholz as the ninth post-World War II chancellor, on December 8, 2021. Key Points This has opened a new era for Germany after 16-year tenure of Angela Merkel. Government of Olaf Scholz took office ..
The Brigade 44 openly pledged allegiance to Nazi leader Adolf Hitler. It seeks to end the democratic form of governance in Germany while propagating racism and anti-Semitism. This group was banned by the German government along with its symbols, which ..
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has topped the Forbes’ 2019 edition of 100 World’s Most Powerful Women for the ninth consecutive year. She was joined in top spots by fellow prominent female political leaders. The 65-year-old German leader has made 14 ..
The Union Finance Minister of India, Nirmala Sitharaman has been ranked 34th in the Forbes Top 100 Most Powerful Women in the World list. Nirmala Sitharaman also served as the Defence Minister of India from 3rd September 2017 to 30th ..